1s & 2s—Set the Table Bible Story: Special Instructions Exodus 35:4-35 Life Point: God wants people to work together. Bible Phrase: Work together. Ephesians 6:7 Christ Focus: Jesus call the church to join Him in His mission. Bible Focus: The people worked together to help build the tent church. Materials: Teaching Picture 4, toy
Grades 1–6: Working Hard Session 5 – Build Scripture: Exodus 39:32–40:38 Grades 1–3 Introductory Activity—Work Together •Gather two gift bags, two pieces of paper, and a marker. •Write on one paper God wants people and on the second paper to work together to honor Him. Place one paper in each bag. Set each bag on
Scripture: Matthew 26:17-30; 1 Corinthians 11:23-26 Grades 1-3 Introductory Activity – Step Forward Place a masking tape line on the floor as a start line and another tape line across the room as the finish line. Tell children to line up on the start line, facing forward. Tell children to follow the instructions if the
Scripture: Luke 19:1-10 Grades 1-3 Introductory Activity – Confetti Toss Gather a large amount of paper confetti and paper bags. Allow each child to get a handful of confetti. When you say “Go,” kids can toss the confetti. Encourage them to continue to pick up confetti and toss it. Hand out more confetti as available.
Scripture: Mark 10:13-16 Grades 1-3 Introductory Activity – Inside Outside Circle Divide the group into two groups of equal number. If you have an odd number of kids, enlist an adult to play to even out the groups. Guide one group to make a circle, facing out (backs to the center of the circle). The
Scripture: John 4:1-30 Grades 1-3 Introductory Activity – Things I Love Lists On large pieces of paper, write these titles (one per paper): Foods I Love; Stuff I Love; People I Love; Pets I Love; Toys I Love; Friends I Love; Places I Love. Lay the papers on the floor around the room; place 3-4
Scripture: Matthew 4:1-11 Grades 1-3 Introductory Activity – In Control, Out of Control Tell the children to move around the area as if they are driving cars (or flying airplanes). Call out: “Out of control!” Kids move as if the cars were out of control. Call out: “In control!” Kids then drive as if back
Scripture: Matthew 5:1-12 Grades 1-3 Introductory Activity – How Would You Feel? On individual pieces of paper, print words for different emotions or attitudes. (Examples: happy, sad, excited, worried, proud, mad) Make two or three sets of words, depending on the number of children you have. Tape the words to the floor in random order.
Kids (Grades 1-6) Unit 1: Watch Out! Session 1: Good Attitudes (suggested date: September 1, 2013) Session 2: Resist Temptation (suggested date: September 8, 2013) Session 3: Treat Others Right (suggested date: September 15, 2013) Session 4: Speak Kindly to All People (suggested date: September 22, 2013) Session 5: Loving the Unlovable (suggested date: